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Oct 14, 2012 8:30pm EDT
in texas in the 1890s, and he turned it into the most successful small railroad, the texas midland railroad, in the state, and then he did a number of things like going back to new bedford, built a brand new house on the family property, and turned that into a center for radio technology and meteorology, gave it to the united states government during world war ii, and so he was dn he had one of the greatest collection of coins and stamps. he really made a mark for himself. yeah? >> one of the things that strikes me about the guilded age and the wealth is that there were a lot of wealthy people who believed in giving back to society like app drew carnegie. did she donate money to public service? >> she never did it publicly. she would dismiss any suggestion that she had, but then her son said and others had said, that there were -- there were plenty of places she gave to or people she gave to. she never wanted it known. she felt she was hounded for her money, constantly getting letters besieging her. she tried to keep it as quiet as possible, and there's no proof. there's no proof. because o
Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
minutes. if you're going out 66, going down 234 or headed down 15 west of midland, you've got some pretty heavy weather, slow going but not severe. temperatures accident 61 laytonsville, 62 great -- temperatures, 61 laytonsville, great falls and reston. 66 downtown and in college park. it is just rolling through the district right as we speak. drying out quickly, some wet spots, though, for the evening commute. a little cooler tomorrow, but nothing crazy cool. grab your shades tomorrow, milder wednesday. tonight breezy with showers and storms ending early, then clearing and filed, 44 to 52, wind northwest 10 to 15. want to walk your dog after dinner, showers should be gone. by morning mostly sunny, cool, maybe a light jacket, 40s and 50s, that not windy. by afternoon mostly sunny, cooler, but nice, high temps around 65 and winds out of the northwest at about 10, a very nice day tomorrow. so the zone forecast, well, 50 in oakland tomorrow, 58 cumberland, sunshine from the mountains to the coast, 60 in hagerstown, 62 winchester, warm spot culpeper 66, 64 warrenton, manassas, leesburg, fairf
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